PART 1 - TIVA is best
- Dr. Stuart White
Welcome to this webinar series presented by the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland on Sustainability in Anaesthesia and Peri-operative Medicine. This webinar was sponsored by GE Healthcare.
In this first part, Dr. Stuart White will focus on TIVA (Total intravenous anesthesia)
"The anesthetic waste per year is of 2.5 tones per theatre, per year. Most of it is recyclable"
Dr. Stuart White
Dr. White is Lead Consultant for Anaesthesia for the Elderly at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals, and jobbing anaesthetist. His research interests are eclectic, but include the perioperative care of elderly patients, particularly those undergoing hip fracture repair.
He was a member of the AoA Working Parties that produced the Perioperative care of the Elderly 2014 and Management of Proximal Femoral fractures 2011 guidelines, and co-chaired the Anaesthesia for people with dementia working party 2018. He is specialist interest group lead for anaesthesia in the Fragility Fractures Network, a member of the Hip Fracture Perioperative Network, an ex-Council member of the AAA, an (ex-) editor of Anaesthesia, and edited the 2014 Anaesthesia supplement Anaesthesia for the Elderly.
Age is catching up with him: sea swimming soothes the inflammation, and he’s finally bought an electric bike.
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